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MLK Day Service Challenge - see below for det...

MLK Day Service Challenge - see below for details. Pro tip - dog poop and bandit signs freeze for easy removal in this weather. SERVICE OPPORTUNITY! This weekend we celebrate the life and leadership of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. King was assassinated at the age of 39 on April 4, 1968 in Memphis, TN. To honor Dr. King's legacy, EPBN is holding the MLK Day Service Challenge. By the end of today, your goal is to reach 39 points by doing any/all of the following: 1 point for picking up litter (1 pt = 1 piece of litter) 3 points for removing a bandit sign 3 points for telling a friend/neighbor about the challenge 5 points for picking up dog poop (not your own) 5 points for filing a 311 report 5 points for greeting a stranger 15 points for cleaning up a vacant lot Comment here with your final score and you will be entered into a drawing to receive 2 EPBN pint glasses.

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17 hours ago

Can ya dig a live band?! Join us on March 24,...

Can ya dig a live band?! Join us on March 24, 2018, from 7p-11p for some Beer • Wine • Silent Auctions • and Live Dancing 🕺🏿💃🏼 at FOCA NIGHT OUT. Tickets are $50 online and $60 at the door! So put on your dancing shoes and boogie your way over to the link in our profile and get your tickets now! We can’t wait to see everyone there 👋🏻👋🏻

    Friends of Chester Arthur
    Can ya dig a live band?! Join us on March 24, 2018, from 7p-11p for some Beer * Wine * Silent Auctions * and Live Dancing 🕺🏿💃🏼 at FOCA NIGHT OUT. Tickets are $50 online and $60 at the door! So put...
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19 hours ago

On October 26th, 1967, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther...

On October 26th, 1967, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. came to Philadelphia and he visited Barratt Junior High School (now Gw Childs Elementary) in South Philadelphia.

    MLK: What is Your Life's Blueprint?
    Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s 1967 speech at the Barratt Junior High School in Philadelphia. Here, he speaks to students about being the best people they can be, regardless of their status in life.
    https://www.youtube.com/

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  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    INSTALL HOUSE DRAIN, 5" CURB TRAP WITH 4" FAI VENT PA20180111675 "SELF-CERTIFICATION'S ARE NO LONGER PERMITTED" - "ALL EXCAVATIONS AND PLUMBING TRENCHES IN EXCESS OF 5 FEET IN DEPTH MUST HAVE APPROVED SHORING IN PLACE AT THE TIME OF INSPECTION"

    2208 CHRISTIAN ST Issued January 12, 2018 Comment
  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    REWIRE KITCHEN SWITCHES OUTLETS LIGHTS WIRE NEW BATHROOM SWITCHES OUTLETS LIGHTS EXISTING 100AMP SERVICE. ALL INSTALLATIONS IN ACCORDANCE WITH 2008 NEC

    2208 CATHARINE ST Issued January 12, 2018 Comment

2 days ago

SERVICE OPPORTUNITY! This weekend we celebra...

SERVICE OPPORTUNITY! This weekend we celebrate the life and leadership of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. King was assassinated at the age of 39 on April 4, 1968 in Memphis, TN. To honor Dr. King's legacy, EPBN is holding the MLK Day Service Challenge. Between now and Monday night, your goal is to reach 39 points by doing any/all of the following: 1 point for picking up litter (1 pt = 1 piece of litter) 3 points for removing a bandit sign 3 points for telling a friend/neighbor about the challenge 5 points for picking up dog poop (not your own) 5 points for filing a 311 report 5 points for greeting a stranger 15 points for cleaning up a vacant lot Comment here with your final score and you will be entered into a drawing to receive 2 EPBN pint glasses. For more information on Dr. King's life and legacy, visit the King Center website below. Thank you!

    The Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change
    Share your dream now and visit the King Center Digital Archive to see more than 10,000 documents from Martin Luther King's personal collection and from the civil rights movement!
    http://www.thekingcenter.org

3 days ago

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    INSTALL NEW DRAIN LINES AND WATER LINES TO 13 FIXTURES.THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADEPHIA PLUBMING CODE 2004

    2321 CHRISTIAN ST Issued January 11, 2018 Comment
  • ZONING/USE PERMIT

    FOR THE COMPLETE DEMOLITION OF AN EXISTING STRUCTURE. FOR THE ERECTION OF AN ATTACHED BUILDING. SIZE AND LOCATION AS PER APPROVED PLANS. FOR USE AS WHOLESALE, DISTRIBUTION, AND STORAGE FACILITY AND EQUIPMENT AND MATERIALS STORAGE YARDS AND BUILDINGS WITH EIGHTEEN ACCESSORY PARKING SPACES (1 VAN ACCESSIBLE SPACE), FOUR BICYCLE PARKING SPACES, AND TWO (2) OFF STREET LOADING SPACES. NO SIGNS ON THIS APPLICATION.

    1913-21 WASHINGTON AVE Issued January 11, 2018 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    TO REPAIR FLOOR FRAMING WITH THE INSTALLATION OF JOIST BRIDGING (BLOCKING) AND FLITCH STRINGER IN AN EXISTING SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING AS PER ENGINEER'S PLAN. ** ADDITIONAL PERMITS ARE REQUIRED FOR ANY OTHER CONSTRUCTION WORK **

    2207 FITZWATER ST Issued January 11, 2018 Comment
  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    ERECTION OF NEW PERGOLA ON EXISTING ROOF DECK.

    2225 CHRISTIAN ST Issued January 11, 2018 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    INSTALL NEW DRAIN LINES AND WATER LINES TO 13 FIXTURES.THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADEPHIA PLUBMING CODE 2004

    2325 CHRISTIAN ST Issued January 11, 2018 Comment

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3 days ago

Our Women's History Month celebration is slow...

Our Women's History Month celebration is slowly approaching and we need your help.Would you happen to know a woman that is doing great things in the community, the business sector or the world in general? If so please nominate them for our Women's History Month Celebration and tell us why they should be honored. You can inbox, DM or email us at unityinthecommunity13@gmail.com . We look forward to your nomination.

    Unity In The Community
    Our Women's History Month celebration is slowly approaching and we need your help.Would you happen to know a woman that is doing great things in the community, the business sector or the world in...
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3 days ago

Kindergarten registration opens on Tuesday. S...

Kindergarten registration opens on Tuesday. Stop by the school to sign up your child. We can't wait to meet the newest members of the Arthur family!

    Friends of Chester Arthur
    Kindergarten registration opens on Tuesday. Stop by the school to sign up your child. We can't wait to meet the newest members of the Arthur family!
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL TWO 60,000 BTU 95% GAS FURNACE WITH AIR AND RELATED DUCT WORK,ONE IN BASEMENT AND ONE ON 2ND FL

    2314 PEMBERTON ST Issued January 10, 2018 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    SEALING LATERAL PA20180021568(SFD)"SELF-CERTIFICATION'S ARE NO LONGER PERMITTED" - "ALL EXCAVATIONS AND PLUMBING TRENCHES IN EXCESS OF 5 FEET IN DEPTH MUST HAVE APPROVED SHORING IN PLACE AT THE TIME OF INSPECTION"

    2202 CHRISTIAN ST Issued January 10, 2018 Comment
  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL 2 HVAC UNITS WITH DUCTWORK (SFD)

    2121 FITZWATER ST Issued January 9, 2018 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    SEALING LATERAL PA20180021568(SFD)"SELF-CERTIFICATION'S ARE NO LONGER PERMITTED" - "ALL EXCAVATIONS AND PLUMBING TRENCHES IN EXCESS OF 5 FEET IN DEPTH MUST HAVE APPROVED SHORING IN PLACE AT THE TIME OF INSPECTION"

    2200 CHRISTIAN ST Issued January 10, 2018 Comment
  • DEMOLITION PERMIT

    EZ INTERIOR DEMOLITION- FOR THE INTERIOR DEMOLITION OF NON LOAD-BEARING PARTITION WALLS AND CEILINGS AS PER ATTACHED STANDARD. DEVIATIONS FROM THIS STANDARD WILL RESULT IN PERMIT REVOCATION AND REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION PLANS.

    2128 FITZWATER ST Issued January 9, 2018 Comment
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bartholmy posted 1 photo to Flickr:

4 days ago

Action alert! The Mayor's Office wants to kno...

Action alert! The Mayor's Office wants to know what is most important to you with respect to the upcoming School Board nominations. This short survey (3 questions) closes next Wednesday.

    Share what you want in your schools | Office of the Mayor
    Use this form to share your thoughts on what you want in your schools.
    https://beta.phila.gov

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https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/philadel...

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/philadelphian-brings-more-unity-in-the-community-during_us_5a393308e4b0578d1beb7320

    Philadelphian brings more 'Unity in the Community' during the holidays with NBA's Ben Simmons
    South Philly native, Anton Moore, and the NBA's and Philadelphia 76ers' rising star, Ben Simmons, connected recently to assist those in need and spread some holiday cheer. "We worked on this for three weeks and we had to keep it a secret from the families until the day of the event," Moore said of the four families taken on a "surprise shopping spree at Target."
    https://www.huffingtonpost.com

6 days ago

Unity In The Community added 14 new photos.

We would like to give a big thank you to the Philadelphia 76'ers, Amy Heaver, and Ben Simmons, for partnering with my organization @unityinthecommunity to take four families from our community on a surprise shopping spree at Target today.We worked on this for three weeks and we had to keep it a secret from the families until the day of the event. The look on the families faces was priceless.Each family was able to spend close to $1500.00 each. Thank you to each and every person that nominated a family for our Operation Holiday Help Initiative. We appreciate it so much. One down, One to go! #Gameon

    Unity In The Community
    Unity In The Community. 1.9K likes. Launched in 2009, Unity in the Community is a non-profit organization dedicated to changing the lives of others in the South Philadelphia area.
    https://www.facebook.com

6 days ago

We hope that everyone is enjoying the New Yea...

We hope that everyone is enjoying the New Year.Peace and blessings to each and every person.

    Unity In The Community
    Unity In The Community. 1,662 likes · 22 talking about this. Launched in 2009, Unity in the Community is a non-profit organization dedicated to changing...
    https://www.facebook.com

6 days ago

Unity In The Community added 16 new photos.

For the 8th year in the row, we were able to surprise six families from our community with our Operation Holiday Help Initiative, despite the rain. It was easy for someone not to show up because of the rain, but people still showed up to show their commitment to our community. We would like to give a big thank you to each and every sponsor that participated in this initiative and of course the residents that nominated these families and made us aware of their hardship.In addition to that, Thank you to Mayor Kenney and his team for making this event a success.The families really appreciated it so much. @ Down South Philly

    Unity In The Community
    Unity In The Community. 1.9K likes. Launched in 2009, Unity in the Community is a non-profit organization dedicated to changing the lives of others in the South Philadelphia area.
    https://www.facebook.com

6 days ago

Don't forget! Our rescheduled open house will...

Don't forget! Our rescheduled open house will be held this Thursday at 9am. Come meet Principal Newman and tour the school!

    Friends of Chester Arthur
    Don't forget! Our rescheduled open house will be held this Thursday at 9am. Come meet Principal Newman and tour the school!
    https://www.facebook.com

6 days ago

Frankford Chocolate Factory nominated for local historic designation

The nomination for local historic designation comes just weeks after the Frankford Chocolate Factory at 2101 Washington Avenue was added to the National Register of Historic Places. The national designation means that the...

    Frankford Chocolate Factory nominated for local historic designation
    Fresh off its national historic designation, the Frankford Chocolate Factory on Washington Avenue in Graduate Hospital has been nominated to be added to the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places. A Curbed tipster alerted us to the nomination, which was sent in early December and written by Dennis Carlisle, a self-described architectural history writer.
    https://philly.curbed.com

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Jan 07

Point Breeze Community Development Coalition ...

    South Philly building gets nod for National Register of Historic Places
    The future of the former Frankford Chocolate Factory may be unknown, but its past and its architectural character were enough to earn it a timeless spot on the National Register of Historic Places. And that could provide just the stimulus the building needs to reinvigorate its on-again, off-again redevelopment efforts.
    http://www.phillyvoice.com

Jan 06

Consider yourselves CHIPPED! We received a m...

Consider yourselves CHIPPED! We received a miraculous 500 trees today at Columbus Square Park, which, considering the weather, is pretty outstanding. See you next year!!

    East Point Breeze Neighbors
    Consider yourselves CHIPPED! We received a miraculous 500 trees today at Columbus Square Park, which, considering the weather, is pretty outstanding. See you next year!!
    http://www.facebook.com

Jan 06

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